AEDS | Ammar Eloueini Digit-all Studio

AEDS | Ammar Eloueini Digit-all Studio

New Orleans, LA


MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program: Moments

MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program
Date: 08 February 2012
Project type: Invited competition/Installation

AEDS’s proposal for the 2012 MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program creates a 21st century urban oasis in the fabled courtyard of PS1. The design encourages visitors to meander through a maze-like field of objects, enticing them to take up different paths, creating distinct experiential moments. This anti-monumental, anti-plop art approach is acutely attuned to both the human scale and the elemental senses.

For perhaps the first time, the entire courtyard will be activated throughout the day and long into the night, inspiring a voyeuristic curiosity, a desire to explore and inhabit hidden “moments.” A stream of water carves a path between the objects, stitching together three main spaces defined by the experiences of Water, Mist and Vegetation. At night, diffused light is fragmented through the digitally fabricated patterns that perforate the surface of the objects.

Design team:
Nick Gervasi
Jade Jiambutr
Jana Masset
Sean McGuire

Nick Cusimano
Andrew Graham
Camille Vannier

Video team:
Jade Jiambutr
Jana Masset
Guan Wang

Video assistants:
Nick Gervasi
Sean McGuire

Advisory committee:
Cordula Roser-Gray
Martin Pederson
Melissa Urcan
Thaddeus Zarse

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Status: Competition Entry
Location: 22-25 Jackson Avenue, Long Island City, USA